A study shows that au pairs are determined to be here for economic reasons. Minister will look at the scheme.
After a year-long evaluation of the au pair scheme in Denmark, foreigners, integration, Mattias Tesfaye (S) look at the future of the.
the Evaluation, which was begun in 2015, describes the motivation for the au pairerne is assessed to be economical and not as the objective of the scheme to be cultural exchange.
The typing of Aliens affairs and Integration in a press release.
- I notice that organisations and authorities, among other points, that the system today most of all is about money and help with practical chores and not cultural exchange.
- I think, therefore, that it provides reason to consider how the au pair scheme should look like in the future and whether the current framework is the right, write the aliens, integration, Mattias Tesfaye (S).
the Evaluation shows that all interviewed værtsforældre "chose to get an au pair to get help for household chores".
For the au pair people, of whom 85 percent now come from the Philippines, most, that they are motivated by the opportunity to travel and gain cultural experiences.
the Evaluation, however, questioned it, then more to send money home and more to match, that working conditions are better as an au pair in Denmark than in the Philippines.
at the same time tells a number of organizations and authorities, that the motivation for their experience is economic.
According to the au pair scheme is the purpose:
- The au pair-a person can improve his / her language and any professional skills as well as expand its cultural horizons by getting a better knowledge of Denmark. As a counterpart participant in the au pair-the person in the household chores of the host family.
In 2018, came 1007 persons to Denmark on the au pair scheme, a decline from 2118 in 2008. Of every four people in 2018 came to Gentofte Municipality.
In 2018 was 818 au pairs from the Philippines, 25 from Ukraine, 20 from Thailand, 19 from Kenya and 16 from Indonesia. None were from Western europe.
According to the evaluation had 81 percent of the host families - there were a few - a business income of over a million dollars a year.
/ritzau/Date Of Update: 15 December 2019, 13:00